Why Choose Sentara?

Sentara Behavioral Health provides a full range of mental health and chemical dependency services for adults, seniors, adolescents and children, both inpatient and outpatient.  Our experts, including psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists, work together to provide an integrated approach to your evaluation and treatment.

We will provide professional, compassionate and confidential psychiatric care while you or your loved one focuses on recovery and hope. Throughout the Sentara network, our mental health professionals and administrators work together to ensure the highest level of evaluation, treatment and medication management.

Why Choose Sentara Behavioral Health

  • Outpatient Services. Whether you are new to counseling, following up on your inpatient stay, or beginning one of our dynamic workshops or groups, our outpatient practice will make you feel respected, accepted and empowered. Our therapists have extensive experience counseling patients with different issues based upon both stressful life circumstances and/or psychiatric disorders.
  • Inpatient Services. The adult inpatient program provides diagnostic and treatment services for individuals (18 and older) who are in acute crisis due to mental illness, emotional distress, or destructive behavioral patterns, or for those experiencing difficult life transitions or problems coping with daily life. The program is designed to stabilize patients who require a more controlled environment for healing and growth, and facilitates a return to daily routines. Our program utilizes a team approach that combines the diverse talents of our board certified psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, mental health technicians, grief counselor, substance abuse specialist, recreational therapists, social workers and pet therapy round out our multidisciplinary staff.
  • Expert Team. Providing professional care for the treatment of psychiatric and addictive disorders, our team of board certified psychiatrists and nurse practitioners provide high quality evaluation, treatment and medication management.

Sentara Puts Patients First

Sentara Behavioral Health provides a personalized approach to mental health treatment. We design our treatment programs around The Recovery Model, which focuses on hope, healing, empowerment and connection. This model of care is about the individual and his or her needs for a successful recovery from mental illness or substance dependence. The decision to seek help is not always easy. Strict confidentiality is assured to the clients of Sentara Behavioral Health. No information about clients, including their presence in treatment, can be released or obtained without written permission.

How Do I Get a Referral?

For any of our outpatient services or programs, call us at 540-564-5960540-564-5960 or toll free 877-294-5631877-294-5631. We’re open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Basic information is taken over the phone and initial appointments are typically arranged within one week.